AlefEdge, the Edge Internet leader, has announced that Frost & Sullivan, a industry research firm, has recognized the company with the 2020 Global Product Line Strategy Leadership Award for its Edge Optimizing Software, the company said.
Presented by Frost & Sullivan´s Best Practices Research Team, this award recognizes AlefEdge´s programmable Software-Defined Mobile Edge (SD-ME) platform as the industry´s first solution to address the inherent challenges associated with the widespread adoption of Edge computing.
Frost & Sullivan independently evaluated a variety of Edge platforms across multiple key benchmarking criteria, which included technology leverage, scalability, breadth and supply chain. Overall, the firm found AlefEdge´s platform to demonstrate unique plug-and-play characteristics, the ability to interconnect with different private and public networks, and multiple embedded open APIs to be industry differentiators.
These differentiation characteristics can be utilized by network operators, application providers, enterprises, as well as the network programmer and application developer ecosystems, to rapidly launch digital transformation initiatives through AlefEdge´s programmable SD-ME platform. Given these characteristics, the firm deemed the product strategy behind the platform highly efficient for alleviating bandwidth-related barriers, as well as effective for addressing Edge computing challenges associated with deployment, management and monetization.
Frost & Sullivan´s Best Practices Awards are designed to recognize people and organizations that have accomplished an innovative or disruptive breakthrough. Frost & Sullivan´s industry analyst team benchmarks market participants and measures their performance through independent, primary interviews and secondary industry research in order to evaluate and identify best practices. Frost & Sullivan´s intent is to help drive innovation, excellence and a positive change in the global economy by recognizing best-in-class products, companies and individuals.
AlefEdge is the provider of the Edge Internet, which allows us to physically locate products and services closer to users. Alef´s innovative architecture allows for 5G-style applications to work over 4G. New and existing networks benefit from our Edge architecture. In addition to its Edge overlay and enablers, Alef develops in-house Edge solutions and works with an array of partners to build the world´s first Edge applications that leverage and realize Virtual and Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Industry 4.0, Smart Cities, IoT and Gaming. AlefEdge is headquartered in New York City, with offices in India and Brazil.
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